Wadsworth, Ronald Heselgrove

BORN GOOLE 1898. SECOND SON OF ALFRED WADSWORTH (1870-1958) & JOSEPHINE APPLEYARD (1870-1950), OF 13 BERESFORD AVENUE, BEVERLEY ROAD, HULL AND 94 CRANBROOK AVENUE, COTTINGHAM ROAD, HULL (WAR PENSION ADDRESS). HIS FATHER WAS A STEAM SHIP OWNER AND MANAGER. SECOND OF FOUR SONS.

HE SERVED AS AN AIR MECHANIC, IN THE ROYAL FLYING CORPS, 63RD SQUADRON. HE DIED AT THE GENERAL HOSPITAL, BASRA, ON 22/08/1917, AGED 19. COMMEMORATED ON THE BASRA MEMORIAL, IRAQ.
HIS NAME IS ALSO RECORDED ON THE HULL TECHNICAL COLLEGE MEMORIAL, PARK STREET, HULL.
HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL (HDM 28/08/1917, 31/08/1917 & 20/09/1917, & HDM 19/09/1917).
HIS ELDER BROTHER, PRIVATE, ERIC APPLEYARD WADSWORTH, SERVED IN THE ARMY CYCLING CORPS DURING THE WAR.


First name:
RONALD HESELGROVE
Military Number:
64692
Rank:
Air Mechanic
Date Died
22/08/1917
Place died:
Basra War Memorial, Iraq
Age:
19
13 BERESFORD AVENUE, BEVERLEY ROAD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
Place Buried